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Berkeley – SF Commute

04/07/2022- Berkeley – SF, Pier 1.5 (Ferry Building) – SF, Pier 52 (Mission Bay) Ferry Service has resumed

The abbreviated service will start with Thursdays only and will scale as demand increases. Tickets are $16 each way and a 10-Pack is $140 ($20 discount). We accept commuter benefit cards for even more savings.

The most relaxing commute in the region. Our daily public commute service runs two morning and two evening loops from Berkley to San Francisco Ferry Building &  San Francisco Pier 52 to Berkeley.

Our vessels are equipped with free WiFi, beverage service, flat screen TVs and restrooms. Bikes are also welcome. **Note: Free parking at the Berkeley Marina at the Cal Adventures & Cal Sailing Club across University Avenue from our departure locations at K-Dock.


AM DeparturesAM Arrivals
7:00AM – Berkeley SF/Pier 1.5
7:30AM – SF/Pier 1.5 SF/Pier 52
7:45AM – SF/Pier 52Berkeley
8:15AM – BerkeleySF/Pier 1.5
8:45AM – SF/Pier 1.5SF/Pier 52
9:00AM – SF/Pier 52Berkeley
PM DeparturesPM Arrivals
3:30PM – BerkeleySF/Pier 52
4:00PM – SF/ Pier 52SF/ Pier 1.5
4:15PM – SF/Pier 1.5Berkeley
4:45PM– BerkeleySF/Pier 52
5:15PM -SF /Pier 52SF/Pier 1.5.
5:30PM – SF/ Pier 1.5 Berkeley

Dock Location

Use your commuter benefits – Tideline accepts check and debit payments from Bay Area Commuter Benefit Program providers such as Benefit Resource, Inc., Commuter Benefit Solutions, Navia, WageWorks and many more.

How to make a reservation

A reservation must be made for every ferry trip. Please select the day and time you are traveling from the calendar from the drop down menu and click “Continue.” You will be prompted to select your Return Trip. Enter your Name, Email and Phone and agree to the “Terms of Service,” your reservation will be completed and a confirmation will be sent to your email.

How to board

All passengers must wait for a Tideline member to escort them on the boat. Please have your reservation confirmation available before you board the boat, so we can board in a timely fashion.

How to create a Tideline account

Create a Tideline Account in order to modify bookings. Click on ‘Book Now’ then after the page loads click ‘Log In’ in order to create a Tideline account in order to modify bookings.

Upcoming Events

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Berkeley- San Francisco Commute service has relaunched. Our abbreviated schedule will be Thursdays only to start and will expand to more days as demand grows.